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Program Requirements

Choose the advising form that coincides with the year you started at UVM

MMG Advising Form 2010/2011

MMG Advising Form 2011/2012

MMG Advising Form 2012/2013

MMG Advising Form 2013/2014

MMG Advising Form 2014-2015

MMG Advising Form 2015-2016

MMG Advising Form 2016-2017

Undergraduate Research and Internship Forms

Undergraduate Research Proposal Cover Sheet 2015, MMG 197/198 or 297/298

Internship Guidelines, MMG295B/296B

Assessment – Learning Goals for Microbiology and Molecular Genetics majors

Microbiology Learning Goals 2016

Molecular Genetics Learning Goals 2016

Possible Microbiology or Molecular Genetics Course Schedule

The following is intended only as an example – MMG Options during the 3rd & 4th years may not be offered in a particular year


  • What our students have to say...

    UVM and the MMG program in particular has afforded me many opportunities in addition to having the sense of pride when answering the "What's your major?" question and seeing the person's countenance change to confusion and awe. MMG is a small enough program to become extremely close with other MMG students as well as to the remarkable professors. Some of your classes are going to be difficult and at times you may question why you're taking certain classes, but just know that once you are able to delve deeper past the general requirements, the classes offered by the MMG department almost make up for BCOR or the sleepless nights from GenChem. For some reason Brenda Tessmann entrusted me to be a Teacher's Assistant for MMG101, and this experience showed me that I would never want to be a teacher, but it was also very rewarding to help students with a subject I was particularly interested in. This department allowed for me to actually interact with students where as TAs play a more behind the scenes role in other departments. Overall, if you want to impress your friends, actually want to find a job post-grad, or foster such strong connections with the professors that you can respectfully refer to them as "Booboo," MMG is the best program for you!

    Olivia (Double major in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics), graduated 2015
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